4. Grasses and Eggs
Nutritional grasses include Wheatgrass, Barley, and Oat grass. Their rich and ingredient-specific fiber, mineral and nutrient content are what makes them a superfood and an ideal choice to have on your plate.
Eggs are also a superfood, because of their high content of Protein, Vitamins, Omegs-3 fatty acids, and Minerals.
Benefits of Grasses and Eggs
Eggs contain cholesterol that is important for your cardiovascular health and maintenance of the immune system. Grasses are low in calories and high in energy, providing energy boosts in cells for their optimal functioning. Barley and Wheat Grass are high in chlorophyll (an antioxidant) and natural potassium. Grasses also neutralize and removes toxins from cells, purify and cleanse the blood, and furthermore, improve skin tone and color. Also, it contains more Iron that spinach!
Other antioxidants like carotenoids are also present and they lower the risk of developing heart disease by promoting a healthy circulatory system.
Oat grass possesses chlorophyll, vitamins, enzymes, and nutrients that are essential for a healthy body. Additionally, oat grass contains β-carotene, B-complex vitamins, vitamins C and K, folic acid, the trace elements; calcium and iron, plant protein, fiber.
Oat grass strengthens and nourishes the nervous system, preventing diseases like arthritis, rheumatism, stress, depression, debility, exhaustion, convulsions, nerve tremors, epilepsy, headaches, and nervous breakdowns. It also regulates cholesterol levels, and relieve menopause symptoms. Oat grass contains polyphenols and tricin which relaxes smooth muscle, easing gastrointestinal cramping and stimulate immune functions.
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